• Strategic Comments

    Moscow plays both sides on Nagorno-Karabakh

    03 September 2010.  Russia is striking a new balance in its relations with Armenia and Azerbaijan, which have long been at loggerheads over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev was in Baku in September to meet Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, continuing to promote warmer ties between their countries after a history of diplomatic distance.

  • Strategic Comments

    Breakthrough in the South Caucasus

    02 November 2009.  But Armenia-Turkey agreement faces challenges after 'football diplomacy'

  • Survival

    Georgia’s Story: Competing Narratives since the War

    01 August 2009. 

    Washington’s policy towards Tbilisi needs to draw on evidence and actions rather than competing narratives that lack nuance and lead to decisions that are bad for both countries.

  • Strategic Comments

    Chechnya’s war hangover

    04 June 2009.  Russian troop withdrawal does not equal peace

  • Survival

    Rebooting NATO–Russia Relations

    01 April 2009.  Missile defence will be an important factor shaping both US–Russia and NATO–Russian relations. The new US administration has put deployment plans on hold but has not overturned agreements with Poland and the Czech Republic.

  • Adelphi Books

    The War in the Caucasus: Causes and Strategic Implications

    31 December 2008.  Oksana Antonenko explores the conflict in South Ossetia, considers the question of whether this crisis could have been prevented, and asks what were the key failures of the international community in dealing with it.

  • Strategic Comments

    Seeking peace in the South Caucasus

    04 November 2008.  Georgian conflict leaves challenges

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 5: Russia/Eurasia

    18 September 2008.  Russia's political transition

    Economic growth and investment
    Military and security policies
    North Caucasus
    Foreign Policy Developments

  • Strategic Comments

    Anxious neighbours

    03 September 2008.  The concerns of former Soviet states

  • Strategic Comments

    Insurgency in Ingushetia

    04 August 2008.  Russia's failing North Caucasus strategy

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